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PwC’s 20th CEO Survey offers excellent insights into the top trends that CEOs think will reshape the world of business. 1,379 CEOs across the world were interviewed for the survey and here’s a brief look at what they’re thinking. CEOs are concerned about economic instability but are still optimistic about growth. About 38% are very […]

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Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are inspiring business leaders to restructure their organisations and rethink the role of HR, as per Deloitte’s 2017 Human Capital Trends Report that surveyed more than 10,000 HR managers from 140 countries. Here are some key highlights: 41% of respondents claimed that they had adopted elements of AI technologies […]

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According to a study conducted by leadership development consulting company Zenger/Folkman, 40% of employees in high potential (HIPO) programmes may not belong there! This means that companies may be filling their leadership pipeline with undeserving employees who have good qualities, but qualities that don’t always guarantee leadership potential:  Technical expertise: While great technical expertise can […]

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LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Recruiting Trends report sheds some valuable light on the key areas that HR managers are looking to focus on this year. The report, based on a survey of 4000 HR leaders based in 35 countries, offers some interesting statistics and also highlights current trends in talent acquisition. Let’s take a look: 85% […]

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Businesses that successfully compete in developing economies succeed despite a lack of social, political, and financial stability that is taken for granted in developed markets. So there are crucial lessons to be learned from them about surviving uncertainty and volatility, contend Harvard Business School researchers Geoffrey Jones, Tarun Khanna, and colleagues. Their research indicates that […]

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According to a recent Glassdoor survey, a staggering 90% of all candidates will search for jobs using their mobile devices. As millennials and Gen Z take over the workforce, employers are going to need a comprehensive and adaptable mobile recruitment strategy to find the best talent. Here are some key points you should consider when […]

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Succession planning has been an important organisational goal for many years now, but it is going to become critical to organisational success in the next decade due to millennial turnover rates. Today, more than ever before, HR managers need to ensure that when senior leaders leave, there’s a strong leadership talent pipeline, prepared to take […]

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Although historically change leadership has been a top-down phenomenon, research presented in Deloitte’s 2016 Global Human Capital Trends Report shows that a decentralized change leadership model is necessary to cultivate leadership capabilities at every level of the organisation. To develop this decentralized approach, organisations need to first identify employees who will make effective change leaders […]

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As per the recent Global Engagement Study released by Oracle, only 44% of employees reported that their company provided the latest technologies to help them do their jobs effectively. The survey, based on feedback from about 5000 full-time employees, indicates that employees expect greater accessibility of work-related technologies. Employees are constantly connected to their personal […]

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Identifying and implementing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) can help companies drive sales, boost profit, ensure long-term growth, and establish strategic objectives. Without KPIs, managing projects can be arduous, resource allocation can be complicated, and goal achievements can be hard to quantify. Despite this, nearly half of small and medium sized businesses have no identified KPIs, […]

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